Time for a new system

Hi, I thought it was time to upgrade my computer again, not only a new gpu, but about everything, 'cept for RAM(8GB DDR3), CD-ROM and HDD(Although, in addition to the 500GB, I added a 1TB to it as well!)

Now, the thing that initally had me confused, was the CPU, as I was not too sure about the 2600k module and the other i7 structures, but that's the one I ended up picking... Also, I'm a tad bit confused considering the SLI and soundcard matter; as the soundcard uses 1 PCI-e spot, and I have two NVIDA GPU's, would it still have a rather satisfactory result, or would I have to pick a new MOBO with support of additional PCI-e? No idea if it uses x16 or whatever it is.

Here's the list of upgrades:

Intel® Core™ i7-2600K Processor Socket-LGA1155, Quad Core, 3.4Ghz, 8MB, 95W, Boxed w/fan
Creative X-FI Titanium Fatal1ty Champion PCI Express x1, lydkort
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 1536MB PhysX PCI-Express 2.0, GDDR5, 2xDVI, HDMI, Windforce 3X, 795MHz (x2)
MSI P67A-GD65 B3, Socket-1155 ATX, P67, DDR3, 2xPCIe(2.0)x16, SLI/CFX, SATA 6Gb/s, USB3.0, eSATA, FW, THX, EFI
Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB 7200RPM, SATA 3.0 Gbps, 3,5", 32MB Cache, 8.9ms
Corsair HX 1050W PSU ATX 12V V2.2, 80 Plus Silver, Modular, 6x 6+2-pin PCIe, 12x SATA, 140mm Vifte


Note: Vifte = Fan, lydkort = sound-card.


Now for the misc specs:

Windows 7, OEM
Logitech G35 Gaming headset 7.1 surround sound powered by dolby
Cooler Master HAF 922 Midi Tower Sort Vifter: 1x 200mm Front, 1x 200mm Topp, 1x 120mm Bak, Rød LEDs, Card Reader
BenQ 24" LCD G2420HD 1920x1080, 40000:1, 2ms, VGA/DVI/HDMI (x3)


If you have any suggestions; or if this build would result in an erroneous scenario, please enlighten me on the matter, thanks :)

- Inam
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  1. what are you using it for? because for gaming the i5 2500k has pretty much identical performance for alot cheaper. I also think your PSU is overkill, but I don't know how to calculate that as well. Also if you're planning to overclock your CPU you will need an aftermarket cooler.
  2. Agreed, until we know the intended use we can't lay out a yes/no on the build,
    only speculate that it will perform well,
    on the oundcards spec tab, it says it will use a x1 slot, thats the smallest of the pcie sockets on your mobo, the small black ones, theres one above the top graphics slot and two between the others, your cards are two-slot cards so I reckon you can fit the soundcard in between those fine, (Cooling may be an issue to monitor)
    Moto
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